How good is a Zafira Tourer?

The Zafira Tourer’s last appearance in our Driver Power satisfaction survey was in 2016 when it came 104th. Its highest score was 60th for practicality, with ride and build quality not far behind. But it ranked 132nd for ease of driving, and seat comfort, in-car tech and reliability were also criticised.

When did Vauxhall stop making the Zafira Tourer?

The Vauxhall Zafira Tourer was one of the very best family cars you could buy a decade ago. However, it subsequently became clear that the market for spacious people carriers simply isn’t there anymore thanks to the monumental popularity of SUVs, so the Zafira was quietly taken out of production in 2018.

What is the difference between Zafira and Zafira Tourer?

The Zafira Tourer was, in fact, the third iteration of the Zafira, and it was a longer and wider car than the first two generations, thereby offering more interior space. There’s also a higher-quality feel that pitches the car firmly against a newer generation of larger MPVs such as the Ford S-Max.

What problems do Vauxhall Zafira have?

The most common faults are related to engine and electrical failures, but axle and suspension, cooling and heating, gearbox and fuel system faults are also relatively common, resulting in an average repair bill of more than £350.

Does Vauxhall Zafira Tourer have Bluetooth?

You can connect external data storage devices, e.g. iPod, USB devices, or other auxiliary devices to the Infotainment system as further audio sources; either via cable or via Bluetooth. Using the controls and menus of the Infotainment system, you can operate approved smartphone applications.

Are Zafiras still being made?

Vauxhall has ended production of its Zafira Tourer and Astra GTC models following low sales, driven by growing demand for SUV alternatives.

What gearbox is in my Zafira Tourer?

The Zafira Tourer also has a revised six-speed manual gearbox, with a slicker shift action than before. Handling is decent, rather than great, but the Vauxhall is composed and comfortable. If you push on along a twisty A-road, the body control is reassuring, although the ride can be a bit bouncy.

Is the Vauxhall Zafira Tourer bigger than the Zafira?

Introduced in 2012, the Zafira Tourer is a bit bigger than the Zafira models that preceded it, and benefits from a more usable set-up for its Flex7 seating. The ability to move chairs around has always been a Zafira strength, but even in this bigger Tourer model, the rearmost seats are only suitable for children.

Does a Vauxhall Zafira have a timing belt or chain?

The current generation 2.0D Zafira has a belt that requires replacement at 100,000 miles/six years. The first generation Zafira A had 2.0 or 2.2 chain-cam diesels or a 1.7 with a belt requiring replacement at 100,000 miles/10 years.

Why have Vauxhall stopped making the Zafira?

What is the Vauxhall Zafira Tourer?

The Vauxhall Zafira Tourer arrives to complement the current Zafira range rather than replace it. Like the old one, it is a compact MPV with three rows of cleverly-folding seats, but instead of aiming for the mass-selling mainstream, Vauxhall is going slightly upmarket with this one.

Is the Vauxhall Zafira A good tow car?

In calmer weather the Vauxhall is a relaxing tow car, confidently keeping the caravan under control. The Zafira also performed solidly in the lane-change test. On the fastest runs we could feel some pushing and shoving from the caravan, but we never felt that the tourer was about to take charge.

When did the Vauxhall Zafira minivan come out?

The tall, long Vauxhall Tourer evolved a lot since its first-generation back in 1999, which was based on the compact-class vehicle Astra. The 2011 model w… Vauxhall introduced the second generation of the Zafira minivan in 2005, following the same recipe as its predecessor but enhanced.

Is the Zafira Tourer a good replacement for Meriva?

The Zafira Tourer partly satisfies both requirements and provides plenty of the flexible in-cabin features that have made the Meriva and Zafira so popular. Ironically, that’s why it appears to offer relatively little that’s new.